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The construction materials laboratory at WesTest specializes in materials testing for the construction industry. Our full service laboratory is equipped with the latest equipment for aggregate quality evaluation and testing for Portland cement concrete, hot mix asphalt, and general construction use. Our Superpave asphalt binder and asphalt materials testing equipment and capabilities meet today’s rigorous state and Federal standards. Our Portland cement concrete design and testing equipment and personnel meet current state, Federal, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and FAA testing requirements. Our fully equipped remote laboratory facilities as well as our experienced field engineers and technicians are available to provide testing services at your construction site.
Our complete construction materials laboratory includes the specialized equipment and apparatus necessary to perform ASTM, AASHTO, and specific Department of Transportation and Federal agency tests on aggregate, asphalt binder, asphalt mixtures, Portland cement concrete, and soils. WesTest participates in the AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL) and the Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL) national laboratory inspection and proficiency sample programs administered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Washington D.C.. We are an AASHTO Accredited laboratory and meet the following requirements required set by many specifying agencies:
- ASTM D 3666, Standard Specification for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Testing and Inspecting Road and Paving Materials
- ASTM C 1077, Standard Practice for Laboratories Testing Concrete and Concrete Aggregates for Use in Construction and Criteria for Laboratory Evaluation
- ASTM E 329, Standard Specification for Agencies Engaged in Construction Inspection, Testing, or Special Inspection
- AASHTO R 18, Standard Practice for Establishing an Implementing a Quality Management System for Construction Materials Testing Laboratories
For a complete list of the asphalt binder testing services we provide, and the tests we are AASHTO accredited for, please visit our Laboratory Testing Services page.